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People Washington freezes $125 million funds for Palestinian refugees
Author: 0 Washington freezes $125 million funds for Palestinian refugees

The diplomats said funding, a third of the annual USA donation to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, was supposed to be delivered by January 1 but was frozen until the administration of US President Donald Trump finishes its review of US aid to the Palestinian Authority, Axios reported.

People Listen to Kendrick Lamar and SZA's New Black Panther Song
Author: 0 Listen to Kendrick Lamar and SZA's New Black Panther Song

Produced by Al Shux and Sounwave, the bouncy upbeat track features strong vocals from SZA and a powerful chest-out verse from Kendrick Lamar . Check out the joint in the clip below. Lamar previously hinted at his involvement in the Black Panther soundtrack in his video for LOVE . which included a frame with the words "B.Panther", "Soundtrack" and " Coming Soon ".

People Astronaut John Young dies at 87
Author: 0 Astronaut John Young dies at 87

He commanded the Apollo 16 mission and walked on the moon during that mission. Across a 42-year career at NASA, Young was a relentless advocate for flight safety, firing off countless memos that occasionally made him a thorn in the side of NASA management, especially in the wake of the 1986 Challenger disaster.

People Hutch's Grimsley to play in FCS title game Saturday
Author: 0 Hutch's Grimsley to play in FCS title game Saturday

This is the sixth trip to Frisco in the past seven years. He led JMU to the promised land a year ago - his first in Harrisonburg - but he learned more about how to prepare for the big stage from a 2013 Division II title loss to Northwestern Missouri State when he was the head coach at Lenoir Rhyne University in North Carolina.

People Iran mocks Trump 'blunder' on supporting protesters
Author: 0 Iran mocks Trump 'blunder' on supporting protesters

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. People protest in Los Angeles, California, U.S., in support of anti-government protesters in Iran , January 3, 2018. No dishonest attempt to call protesters "puppets of foreign powers" will change that. Haley said "the people of Iran are rising up" and "if the founding principles of this institution mean anything, we will not only hear their cry, we will finally answer it".

People Is this the real reason the billionaire Mercers cut off Steve Bannon?
Author: 0 Is this the real reason the billionaire Mercers cut off Steve Bannon?

Washington sources have reported that US President Donald Trump rump, in the statement, said that Steve Bannon "has nothing to do with him or his Presidency" and charges that "When he was sacked, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind and Steve doesn't represent his base that he is only in it for himself".

People Ricky Ponting appointed head coach of Delhi Daredevils for 2018 IPL season
Author: 0 Ricky Ponting appointed head coach of Delhi Daredevils for 2018 IPL season

The Delhi outfit on Thursday announced that the former Australian captain will be mentoring the side in the upcoming edition of the cash-rich T20 league. The legendary batsman who coached Mumbai Indians, had helped them lift the IPL 2015 trophy but decided not to renew his two-year contract which expired in 2016.

People Saudi princes arrested over palace protest
Author: 0 Saudi princes arrested over palace protest

The royals were rebelling against a decree by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud to stop state funding of water and electricity bills for members of the royal family. Separately, the head of the Saudi National Guard, once a leading contender to the throne, as well as the navy chief and the economy minister were replaced in a series of high-profile sackings that sent shock waves through the kingdom.

People Winter Storm Warning for Thursday
Author: 0 Winter Storm Warning for Thursday

Forecasters said hurricane-force winds blowing offshore on Thursday could generate 24ft seas. Blizzard warnings were issued from Rhode Island to Maine. Governors of states in the path of the storm have declared emergencies. Eight hundred Department of Transportation employees already are involved in anti-icing operations on state roads.

People US Firm to Resume Search for Missing Malaysian Flight
Author: 0 US Firm to Resume Search for Missing Malaysian Flight

No sign of the plane was found in a 120,000 square kilometre zone selected by satellite analysis of the jet's likely trajectory and the Australian-led hunt - the largest in aviation history - was called off in January previous year. It was initially thought that MH370 had crashed in the ocean off Western Australia. Sub-equipped ship departs South Africa to search for MH370 The search vessel named Seabed Constructor left the South African port of Durban on Tuesday as part of the Ocean ...

People Kamala Mills fire: Owner of Mojo Bistro arrested
Author: 0 Kamala Mills fire: Owner of Mojo Bistro arrested

According to the report, the high velocity of winds and combustible decorative furniture caused the fire to spread rapidly and came in contact with the unauthorised combustible thatched roof of 1 Above restaurant. Meanwhile, two managers of the 1Above pub, who were arrested by the police on December 31, have been made scapegoats, said sources. Although there was an emergency exit, the pub staff seemed to be unaware of it, it said, adding that beer kegs near the exit path also blocked the ...

People Device searches by US customs set record in '17
Author: 0 Device searches by US customs set record in '17

Officials stress that those searches represent just a tiny fraction of all arriving worldwide travelers -.007 percent. Border searches have been controversial for years, but the proliferation of tablets and smartphones and the increase in the amount of personal information people store on them has made the devices a juicy target for searches - but also raised questions about limits.

Author: 0 Man soils plane bathrooms, diverting flight to Alaska

According to KTVA-TV, United Airlines flight 895 had to make the emergency stop at Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage on January 4. According to reports, flight 895 took a smelly turn Thursday night when the man smeared poop inside a couple of bathrooms, removed his shirt and tried to shove it into a toilet.

Author: 0 Winter storm slamming Northeast with hurricane-strength winds

A bomb cyclone can blast the air with icy temperatures as it draws colder air from the north. Boston (which is seeing flooding from the rising tide) and ME could see accumulations of anywhere from 12-18 inches, and then the digging out shall begin.

Author: 0 Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG) Rises 0.5327% for Jan 5

A value of 50-75 would identify a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would lead to an extremely strong trend. Truepoint Inc. owned approximately 0.09% of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF worth $280,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

People Blizzard threatens mass power outages as winter storm Grayson bombards east coast
Author: 0 Blizzard threatens mass power outages as winter storm Grayson bombards east coast

The storm was powered by a rapid plunge in barometric pressure that some weather forecasters called a bombogenesis or a " bomb cyclone ". Winds could gust to as high as 40 to 50 miles per hour. The National Weather Service predicted snow would accumulate 1 to 3 inches per hour throughout the day. Northeast Regional Service between Washington, D.C., and Newport News/Norfolk, Virginia, was cancelled for Thursday.

People 4 cops killed in IED blast set off by terrorists in J&K
Author: 0 4 cops killed in IED blast set off by terrorists in J&K

According to locals, many shops in the area were also damaged. The injured were shifted to hospital and a search operation is underway, a police officer said. The policemen belonged to the 3rd Battalion of Indian Reserve Police (IRP). Separatists had called for a protest shutdown and a march in the town on Saturday.

People Iran controlling protests in 'good way', says Hezbollah
Author: 0 Iran controlling protests in 'good way', says Hezbollah

This report includes some images you may find distressing. The demonstrations, which began December 28 over the country's struggling economy, have been the largest in Iran since the disputed 2009 presidential election. He did not elaborate. The Iranian government appears to have contained the civil unrest across that country so far, but the protests could still evolve into a serious threat to the regime, current and former intelligence officials told NBC News.

People Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Thursday
Author: 0 Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Thursday

Low pressure will take shape east of Florida during the day Wednesday and then rapidly strengthen as it lifts north to a position off the New England coast on Thursday and into the Canadian maritimes Thursday night. The National Weather Service says a storm warning is in effect in the city and Nassau County from 1 a.m. Thursday to 1 a.m. Friday. This could make the storm as strong as a hurricane, and 30-50 miles per hour winds will batter the coast.

People Padmavati most likely to release on 9th February?
Author: 0 Padmavati most likely to release on 9th February?

They also demanded the resignation of CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi, Information and Broadcasting minister Smriti Irani and minister of state for I&B, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Bhansali's magnum opus, based on the legend of Rani Padmini , a Hindu Rajput queen mentioned in Padmavat , an Avadhi poem written by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi in 1540, has been facing protests from various groups, mainly Rajput Karni Sena, for allegedly tampering with historical facts.

People Why Billions Of Dollars In Lottery Prizes Go Unclaimed
Author: 0 Why Billions Of Dollars In Lottery Prizes Go Unclaimed

If there's no victor for Saturday's drawing, the next estimated jackpot for Powerball will be $725 million. On April 22, 2005, a Port Huron couple, Ralph and Mary Stebbins, won $208 million. on Saturday. Mega Millions drawings take place each Tuesday and Friday evening. Players now pick numbers from 1 to 70 and a Mega number between 1 and 25.

People Assam Police books Mamata Banerjee for NRC remark
Author: 0 Assam Police books Mamata Banerjee for NRC remark

To be sure, the emblem recognised by the union home ministry is a variant of the Biswa Bangla mark. While neighbouring states like Bihar and Jharkhand already have separate emblems, West Bengal did not have one since its inception. An experts committee under the aegis of eminent painter and TMC MP Jogen Choudhury had cleared the final design of the official state emblem. The symbol however ran into controversy a year ago after Ms Banerjee's once-close aide Mukul Roy switched to the BJP.

People President Trump's border wall coming to Laredo?
Author: 0 President Trump's border wall coming to Laredo?

But members of Congress have not yet agreed to spending any money on the wall, and Mexico has repeatedly said it won't foot the bill. "With this demand, he seems to be heading in that direction". The Customs and Border Protection document calls for a total of $33 billion in new border spending, including $18 billion for the wall, $5.7 billion for technology gear, $1 billion for road construction and maintenance and $8.5 billion for 5,000 new Border Patrol agents, 2,500 border inspectors, and ...

People California ready to fight federal government on pot leniency reversal
Author: 0 California ready to fight federal government on pot leniency reversal

If the federal government prosecutes pot shops, underground organizations will still sell weed without the government getting any cut of the sales , he said . "The US attorney for Boston would direct the (Drug Enforcement Administration) and say, 'listen, it is now a priority for us to go after marijuana businesses, ' and they would engage in investigations or maybe even kick in the door of a marijuana dispensary clearly violating federal law and arrest them", Vicente said.

People Motel 6 sued for turning guest information over to ICE agents
Author: 0 Motel 6 sued for turning guest information over to ICE agents

Motel 6 employees disclosed guests' confidential information, including their names, guest room numbers, guest identification numbers, their dates of birth, license plate numbers and driver's license numbers - an "unfair and deceptive business practice" that violates the Consumer Protection Act.

People World leaders will not be banned from Twitter
Author: 0 World leaders will not be banned from Twitter

The announcement came just days after a tweet from President Donald Trump hinting at the use of U.S. nuclear weapons sparked criticism that the social network was allowing threats of violence. Other observers have previously called for Trump to be banned from the service, which has become his favorite way of communicating thoughts on topics from the Russian Federation investigation to threats of pulling foreign aid, for allegedly violating its terms of service by flirting with the ...

People Lottery jackpots combine over $1 billion this weekend
Author: 0 Lottery jackpots combine over $1 billion this weekend

Those are the two games with the largest payouts offered by the N.C. Education Lottery, and both are sold in many other states. Saturday's Powerball jackpot is the eighth largest lottery prize ever. In April of 2016 a Jamestown resident won a $1 million Powerball. Your odds of pulling that one off? If there's no victor, the next estimated jackpot for Mega Millions is $560 million.

People Chelsea line up Simeone to replace Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea line up Simeone to replace Conte

Conte, 48, became an instant hero in west London after he won the Premier League title in his first season in England. That hint has supposedly sparked Chelsea's board into life as they lay down contingency plans in case the ex-Juventus and Italy gaffer departs, and Simeone is seen as the ideal choice to replace Conte in the dugout.

People How to prevent pipes from freezing and thaw frozen pipes
Author: 0 How to prevent pipes from freezing and thaw frozen pipes

The trapped water freezes and expands, creating a crack in the line INSIDE the wall of your home, spewing water everywhere. Check for leaks - if you see any leaks, in any pipes , shut off the main water valve to the house, and close all faucets.

People Virat Kohli posts beach selfie with Anushka Sharma from Cape Town
Author: 0 Virat Kohli posts beach selfie with Anushka Sharma from Cape Town

Virat and Anushka got married to each other in Tuscany, Italy on the 11th of December and since that day they haven't been away from each other even for a day. In another picture, Anuhska and Virat can be seen posing together. To begin with, they will play 3 Tests, 6 ODIs and 3 T20Is against the Proteas from January.

People U.S. sanctions 5 Iranian entities for work on ballistic missile program
Author: 0 U.S. sanctions 5 Iranian entities for work on ballistic missile program

They were listed as Shahid Kharrazi Industries, Shahid Sanikhani Industries, Shahid Moghaddam Industries, Shahid Eslami Research Center, and Shahid Shustari Industries, according to RFE/RL. Over the past week, riots broke out in some Iranian cities in protest against price hikes and economic woes. President Donald Trump tweeted an endorsement of the demonstrations , and suggested the USA could offer "great support" to protesters.

People Ridley Scott in Talks to Direct 'Merlin Saga' Adaptation at Disney
Author: 0 Ridley Scott in Talks to Direct 'Merlin Saga' Adaptation at Disney

While not much is now known about The Merlin Saga , it is said to be based on T.A. Barron's novel series, which follows a young Merlin becoming a mentor to King Arthur. He had to rework the film with Christopher Plummer replacing Kevin Spacey as billionaire J. Ridley Scott was also interested in this project, though it looks like he'll be working on The Merlin Saga instead.